A very useful calendar from the blog of our new Rural Mission and Ministry Group.
Rural Calendar – Ely Diocese – 2016
January 10th Plough Sunday (The first working day after the 12 days of Christmas for blessing the plough, the seed and can also be used for the blessing of human labour)
January 5th-7th Oxford Farming Conference (the major annual national conference on faming)
January 20/21st LAMMA (UK’s largest farm machinery, equipment and agricultural services show, East of England Showground, Peterborough)
Feb-April Spring ‘drilling’ (sowing) period for wheat, barley, beans, oil seed rape, sugar beet (March-April) – and into May for Linseed
February 23/24 …
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